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"A Clean Sweep" is a 1958 British comedy film directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Thora Hird, Eric Barker and Vera Day.


"A clean sweep" is a book by David Berlinski.

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Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang (2006)

by Grant Barrett

1: A Clean Sweep. Gratifying Advices from the Buckeye State. Both Branches of the Legislature Undoubtedly Republican. 1929 D. Lynch Boss Tweed75: This attempt by the Whigs to steal the election ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms (1993)

by Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz

make a clean sweep to get rid ...

Google previewBloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms (2009)

by Gordon Jarvie

A new management often makes a clean sweep of factory rules and regulations. clean up one's act improve one's conduct; stop behaving badly, irresponsibly, etc. If the British press doesn't clean up its act, it will rightly face tough legislation to ...

Google previewSterling Dictionary of Idioms (1998)

by Vijaya Kumar

make a clean sweep of remove people or things thought to be hampering The President made a clean sweep of the club. make a clean break change ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (2005)

by Judith Siefring

make a clean sweep remove all unwanted people or things ready to start afresh. win all of a group of similar or related sporting competitions, events, or matches.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Sunda Language of Java (1862)

by Jonathan Rigg

To make a clean sweep. To destroy or take every thing away. A broom ; a brush for laying on paint , whitewash or the like. Buruan kudu di sapu, the space in front of the house must be swept. Sapu apu, to whitewash. Sapu chat, to paint.

Google previewThe American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition (2013)

by Christine Ammer

make a clean sweep 1. Remove or eliminate unwanted persons or ...

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